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Re: Errors during upgrade to 1.6.1

From: David Gleason <dgleason_at_quakeglobal.com>
Date: Fri, 1 May 2009 18:58:11 -0700 (PDT)

Hi, thanks for the suggestion. I actually did post on the
Administrator Discussion

Community support for Subversion server and Subversion administration.

Thanks, I posted there. I will try to delete this thread from this forum,
sorry for the off topic post. -David

Hyrum K. Wright-4 wrote:
>
> I would suggest that you ask this question where it belongs:
> users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> . The list you have just posted to is about the development of
> Subversion, not its usage; hence, your question is off-topic here.
>
> -Hyrum
>
> On May 1, 2009, at 6:46 PM, David Gleason wrote:
>
>> Hi, I am trying to upgrade our svn server to 1.6.1 and have run into
>> some
>> issues. Any help to resolve this would be greatly appreciated.
>>
>> First, details about the current install:
>> OS: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (2.6.9-42.0.3.ELsmp #1 SMP x86_64)
>> Apache: Apache/2.0.52 (Red Hat), API ver 20020903, Server Root: /etc/
>> httpd
>>
>> Location of 1.1.4 install:
>> files are in /usr/bin:
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 107344 Apr 12 2005 svn
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 32064 Apr 12 2005 svnadmin
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 25296 Apr 12 2005 svndumpfilter
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 40816 Apr 12 2005 svnlook
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 41976 Apr 12 2005 svnserve
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 13464 Apr 12 2005 svnversion
>>
>> Location of existing repositories: /var/www/svn/
>> example listing:
>> drwxr-xr-x 7 apache apache 4096 Oct 19 2006 test
>>
>> Some directories and files are also in the public html folder /var/
>> www/html/
>> example listing:
>> test/:
>> drwxrwxrwx 3 root root 4096 Jul 31 2007 docs
>> -rwxrwxrwx 1 root root 687 Jul 31 2007 navigation.html
>> -rwxrwxrwx 1 root root 45 Jul 31 2007 default.html
>> -rwxrwxrwx 1 root root 150 Jul 31 2007 index.html
>>
>> test/docs:
>> drwxrwxrwx 2 root root 4096 Mar 12 16:54 svnRevLs
>>
>> test/docs/svnRevLs:
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 apache apache 765495 Aug 20 2007 3.txt
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 apache apache 585 Aug 20 2007 2.txt
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 apache apache 11745789 Jul 31 2007 1.txt
>>
>> contents of /etc/httpd:
>> drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 Aug 22 2006 .
>> drwxr-xr-x 109 root root 12288 Apr 29 04:32 ..
>> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 27 Aug 22 2006 build ->
>> ../../usr/lib64/httpd/build
>> drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4096 Apr 16 14:01 conf
>> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Apr 27 19:08 conf.d
>> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 19 Aug 22 2006 logs -> ../../var/log/
>> httpd
>> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 29 Aug 22 2006 modules ->
>> ../../usr/lib64/httpd/modules
>> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 13 Aug 22 2006 run -> ../../var/run
>>
>> contents of /etc/httpd/conf.d/subversion.conf:
>> LoadModule dav_svn_module modules/mod_dav_svn.so
>> LoadModule authz_svn_module modules/mod_authz_svn.so
>> #
>> # To create a new repository "http://localhost/svn/test" using
>> # this configuration, run as root:
>> # # cd /var/www/svn
>> # # svnadmin create test
>> # # chown -R apache.apache test
>> <Location /svn>
>> DAV svn
>> SVNParentPath /var/www/svn
>> AuthType Basic
>> AuthName "Subversion repositories"
>> AuthUserFile /etc/httpd/conf/userpasswords
>> Require valid-user
>> </Location>
>>
>>
>> location of subversion cfg file: /etc/subversion/config
>> This has everything commented out other than:
>> [miscellany]
>> enable-auto-props = yes
>> [auto-props]
>> * = svn:keywords=Id Date Author Revision LastChangedDate
>>
>>
>> We use subversion through the tortoise SVN client.
>>
>> Tortoise "about" info:
>> TortoiseSVN 1.4.5, Build 10425 - 32 Bit , 2007/08/26 11:14:13
>> Subversion 1.4.5, (<-not sure why it says this, we have 1.1.4 on the
>> server)
>> apr 0.9.12
>> apr-iconv 0.9.7
>> apr-utils 0.9.12
>> berkeley db 4.4.20
>> neon 0.26.3
>> OpenSSL 0.9.8d 28 Sep 2006
>> zlib 1.2.3
>>
>> (I plan to upgrade the Tortoise clients to the latest version after
>> updating
>> subversion to 1.6.1)
>>
>> The tortoise "Edit subversion server file" option under settings
>> brings up a
>> file with everything commented out. Apparently it connects to
>> subversion
>> using only the repository "http" url. So looks like we do not use
>> the svn
>> protocol.
>>
>> The repository url looks like "http://[serverName]/svn/[repoName]",
>> but,
>> there is no /svn/ folder in the web root. Apparently apache is
>> configured so
>> the subversion apache module sees the /svn/ in the url and handles
>> the http
>> request.
>>
>> Other details:
>> After every checkin subversion runs a script called 'commit-
>> email.pl' under
>> /var/www/svn/[repositoryName]/hooks/ and this script uses /usr/sbin/
>> sendmail
>> to send out emails.
>>
>> Hopefully this clarifies the existing configuration. I suppose a
>> first
>> question is, is there anything in this configuration that seems like
>> it
>> could have problems with an upgrade to 1.6.1? Does this
>> configuration seem
>> reasonably "standard"?
>>
>> In the attempt to upgrade I carefully followed the readme files step
>> by
>> step. (After backing up everything of course.) (The readme files
>> are at
>> http://www.collab.net/downloads/subversion/redhat.html under the
>> "Subversion
>> v1.6.1 Client (for Red Hat Linux x86_64)" and "Subversion v1.6.1
>> Server (for
>> Red Hat Linux x86_64)" sections.)
>>
>> I downloaded and ran the rpms, first the command line client and
>> then the
>> server. I then have a directory structure like:
>> /opt/CollabNet_Subversion:
>> drwxr-xr-x 11 root root 4096 Apr 27 16:21 .
>> drwxr-xr-x 11 root root 4096 Apr 27 16:19 ..
>> drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Apr 27 19:16 bin
>> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Apr 27 16:19 build
>> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Apr 27 16:19 docs
>> drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 4096 Apr 27 16:19 lib
>> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Apr 27 16:19 licenses
>> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Apr 27 16:21 modules
>> drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 Apr 27 16:19 openssl
>> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Apr 27 16:21 sbin
>> drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 Apr 13 05:33 share
>>
>>
>> To make the new files active, I figured I would need to the following:
>> - Configure subversion. I ran Configure-CollabNet-Subversion. Key
>> things I
>> did were as follows:
>>
>> Would you like to configure the CollabNet Subversion Server now? [yes]
>>
>> Welcome to CollabNet Subversion Server setup. ...
>>
>> This setup can configure either Apache or svnserve as Subversion
>> server, for you. Would you like to configure Apache as your
>> Subversion server now? [yes]
>>
>> Continuing with apache Subversion server configuration ...
>>
>> Specify the base directory for Subversion repositories: [/var/www/svn]
>>
>> Searching for existing Subversion repositories ...
>>
>> Found 0 repositories under /var/www/svn
>> Should I use this path? [yes]
>>
>> Would you like to create a new Subversion repository? [yes] no
>>
>> Would you like to give the name and port that the server uses to
>> identify
>> itself? [yes] no
>>
>> Allow anonymous read access? [no]
>>
>> 0 users currently have access to this repository:
>> Would you like to create a new Subversion account? [yes] no
>>
>> Stopping CollabNet Subversion: httpd (no pid file) not running
>> Starting CollabNet Subversion: (98)Address already in use:
>> make_sock: could
>> not bind to address [::]:80
>> (98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to address
>> 0.0.0.0:80
>> no listening sockets available, shutting down
>> Unable to open logs
>> [FAILED]
>>
>>
>> Questions here:
>> 1. Why did it not recognize my existing repositories? I did a test
>> later
>> and added a repository and it created it with owner and group name
>> "csvn".
>> But my other dirs in /var/www/svn/ all have "apache" as the owner
>> and group.
>> Maybe I just need to set up subversion 1.6.1 to use apache for its
>> owner and
>> group name and then it will recognize my existing repositories?
>>
>> 2. It gives some other error messages about "httpd (no pid file) not
>> running", and "(98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind
>> to
>> address [::]:80". How do I fix those?
>>
>>
>> Continuing on with the setup to try and get new subversion working
>> with
>> apache:
>>
>> - Add the path to /opt/CollabNet_Subversion/bin to /etc/profile
>> I prefixed the above dir to the path in /etc/profile, source'd etc/
>> profile
>> and verified that running svn from the command line executes the newer
>> version.
>>
>> - copy the /opt/CollabNet_Subversion/modules files to
>> /usr/lib64/httpd/modules (after backing up the existing modules files)
>>
>> - I then restart httpd but it gives the following error message:
>>
>> httpd failed. The error was: Stopping httpd: [ OK ]
>> Starting httpd: Syntax error on line 2 of /etc/httpd/conf.d/
>> subversion.conf:
>> API module structure `dav_svn_module' in file
>> /etc/httpd/modules/mod_dav_svn.so is garbled - perhaps this is not
>> an Apache
>> module DSO?
>> [FAILED]
>>
>> Does anyone know why the module file would not work? What can I do
>> to fix
>> this, or further debug? Any help or suggestions on my questions
>> above would
>> be greatly appreciated.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> David Gleason
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